Felinae facts for kids

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The Felinae is a subfamily of the Felidae. It includes small cats and a few medium-large cats, especially the Cougar (Puma concolor) and the Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).

Genetic classification

There is now a precise classification for the living members of the subfamily based on genetic research. These genetic lineages have been identified:


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